The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Boscia

The genus Boscia is in the family Capparaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Boscia

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Benedict Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Boscia albitrunca Gilg & Gilg-Ben. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boscia angustifolia A.Rich. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Boscia arabica Pestal. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia caffra Sond. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia cauliflora Wild Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia coriacea Graells Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia fadeniorum Fici Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia foetida Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Boscia gossweileri Exell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia hexamitocarpa Gilg-Ben. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia holstii Pax ex Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia homblei De Wild. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia kalachariensis Pestal. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia keniensis Beentje Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia longifolia Hadj-Moust. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia madagascariensis (DC.) Hadj-Moust. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia matabelensis Pestal. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia mazzocchii (Chiov.) Fici & Kers Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia microphylla Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia minimifolia Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia mossambicensis Klotzsch Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia oleoides (Burch. ex DC.) Toelken Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia pestalozziana Gilg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia plantefolii Hadj-Moust. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia polyantha Gilg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia praecox Hauman Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia pruinosa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia prunoides Gage Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia puberula Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia rotundifolia Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia salicifolia Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia senegalensis Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Boscia tomentosa Toelken Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia undulata (L.) Druce Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia urens Welw. ex Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Boscia welwitschii Gilg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 94 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Boscia. Of these 32 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 8 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Boscia. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 94 species names for the genus Boscia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 32 34.0%
Synonym 53 56.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 9 9.6%

All names

The status of the 102 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Boscia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 37 36.3%
Synonym 56 54.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 9 8.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 94 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Boscia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 32 52 0 0 84 89.4%
Low confidence 0 1 0 9 10 10.6%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Boscia is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 5 0 2 0 7 7.4%
WCSP (in review) 32 48 0 7 0 87 92.6%